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Hall Of Famer Dennis Eckersley Turns 60 Today

Little League EckDennis Eckersley spent eight of his twenty-four MLB seasons in Boston. Over that span, he was 88-71 with a 3.92 ERA. He struck out 771 batters while wearing Carmine Hose—more than any of the other four teams he played for. Incredibly, 'The Eck' turns 60 today. Those of us who are old enough, recall the excitement when he came to Boston from Cleveland in a 1978...
Via FenwayNation
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley: Yoenis Cespedes’ Left Field Play Will Improve With Time (Video)

Fenway Park has one of the most unique outfields in all of baseball, particularly in left field. The Green Monster is certainly iconic, but it can be difficult to get used to, particularly for Boston Red Sox newcomer Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes misplayed a ball in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays that allowed two runs to score. While the Cuban slugger...
Via NESN.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley: ‘The Sky’s The Limit’ For Red Sox’s Joe Kelly (Video)

Boston Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly is not only making his debut for the club Wednesday night, but he’s doing it against the team that traded him away just last week. Kelly, along with first baseman/outfielder Allen Craig, came to the Red Sox from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for John Lackey. The 26-year-old has struggled with injuries this season, limiting him to just...
Via NESN.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Stewart Talk 1989 A’s, Reunion Weekend

Prior to Friday night’s thrilling walkoff win by Josh Donaldson and the Oakland A’s, members of the 1989 World Champion A’s roster took part in a media session, answering questions about the reunion weekend, their careers, reflections about the game and other topics. Among those participating included Jose Canseco, Dave Stewart, Dave Henderson, Carney Lansford, Mike Moore,...
Via BaySportsNet
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley Throws Out First Pitch Before Red Sox-A’s Game (Video)

Dennis Eckersley made a number of stops in his Hall of Fame career — including, of course, the Boston Red Sox — but arguably his most successful stint came with the Oakland A’s. The A’s are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their 1989 World Series this season, and they invited their former closer to throw out the first pitch before Sunday’s game against the Red Sox. Receiving...
Via NESN.com
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley Watches His Likeness Win Mascot Race In Oakland (Video)

Coming face to face with the mascot version of yourself has to be a bizarre experience. That’s what happened Thursday night to NESN broadcaster Dennis Eckersley, who, alongside Don Orsillo, watched from the booth as Eck beat out Rickey Henderson and Rollie Fingers in the Oakland A’s nightly mascot race. Your browser does not support iframes. Eckersley seemed more perplexed by...
Via NESN.com
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Orsillo & Remy To Get Mid-Season Vacation

This just in from NESN: Jerry Remy and Don Orsillo will each get a week-long break this season, consistent with what many regional sports networks do for their MLB broadcast teams. The schedule for Remy and Orsillo is listed below: Jerry Remy break – June 19 to June 27 Dennis Eckersley will fill in for Remy on the west coast road trip to Oakland and Seattle and for one game in...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN Red Sox Pre-Game Show Begins at 5:30 PM Tonight

NESN is extending tonight’s Red Sox pre-game programming to begin at 5:30 pm to cover the Boston Red Sox celebration of the 2004 World Series Championship team. During the extended pre-game coverage, NESN’s Tom Caron and Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley will welcome several members of the 2004 team onto the NESN stage on Yawkey Way. The pre-game show will also feature an exclusive...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eckersley’s Remarkable Career Began in Cleveland

Of all the players who started their careers with the Indians only to make their names elsewhere, Dennis Eckersley is perhaps one of the best known. He was also arguably the most successful of those such ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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